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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Itapema, Brazil

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Itapema...

Itapema is a surf spot in Brazil. The water temperature around Itapema has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 17.7°C (63.8°F) in August up to 25.8°C (78.5°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Itapema is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at Itapema?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Itapema is approximately:
22°C (72°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Itapema. The closest one is Meia Praia, which is just 0.6km (0.4miles) away from Itapema. Click here to check out more information on Meia Praia and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Itapema is Bombas, which is roughly 7km (4.4miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Itapema. The next good one is Florianópolis, which is 34.7km (21.6miles) away from Itapema. Another nice beach near Itapema is Beach of Praia Grande, ca 48.9km (30.4miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Itapema?

The water temperature at Itapema is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during July, August, and September, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 18°C (64°F). During this time, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Itapema?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during December, January, and February when water temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Itapema: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Itapema...

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